Comedian Russell Brand has now joined the cast of movie musical
Rock of Ages. The British funnyman will star alongside
popular Hollywood actors like Tom Cruise, Julianne Hough, Alec
Baldwin in the Broadway adaptation, which is being directed by Adam
Earlier, speculations were being made about casting Russell
Brand for Rock of Ages. On April 13, director Adam
Shankman took to his Twitter page to announce his addition in the
supporting cast. Adam wrote, "I can officially announce Russell
Brand as your Lonny in #rockofagesmovie! I see a mullet in his
future...maybe a Nikki Six?"
Meanwhile, New Line Cinema has said that Russell Brand has not
signed the film. In statement issued to Entertainment Weekly, the
studio has stated that the actor has not officially closed the deal
just yet, but he will do it very soon. He will work with Tom
Cruise, Julianne Hough, Alec Baldwin and Mary J. Blige in the the
supporting cast of the film.